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VE Testing

VE Testing
Date: Monday, February 18, 2019 06:00 PM

Venue: FIre Station # 5, 1900 Rodeo Dr. - Bolingbrook, IL 60490

VE Testing 

The Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society sponsors Amateur Radio Examinations for ALL FCC License Classes.  VE Testing is scheduled for the 3rd Monday of the Month, at  6:00 PM - Just before the BARS monthly Membership Meeting (at 7:30 pm).  If you want to test, you need to register (see instructions below and under VE Testing section of our website).  We ask for registration, to ensure there are enough VE's in attendance for any license class testing needed.

When:   3rd Monday of the Month
Where:  Fire Station # 5,
           1900 Rodeo Dr.
           Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Time:     6:00 PM


All test candidates are welcome!  You do not have to be a member of BARS to participate in the VE Testing.  Although we encourage those who come for VE Testing to stay for the montly meeting and presentation to see what BARS has to offer.

Register For Testing

Registration at least one week prior to the test date is required!

To register for one of these sessions, or if you have questions about the program, please contact:
David Rock - K9DWR (VE Team Liaison)
Email (preferred): k9dwr@graniteweb.com 
Phone: (815) 556-9548

Please include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • email address
  • The exam element or elements (Technician, General or Extra) that you wish to take


Items To Bring To The Test Session

If you don't already have an FCC Registration Number (FRN), you can register for one ahead of time at: http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls
Just click the "New Users - Register" button and set one up. This will allow you to use your FRN instead of your SSN on the forms, and will also make it easier to track your license request after the test.

  • FCC Registration Number or Social Security Number (see above)
  • Any CSCE’s (Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination) you may have
  • A photocopy of your current signed FCC License - For License Upgrades Only
  • Photo ID
  • Calculator - the memory and any programming must be cleared
  • #2 Lead Pencils and a Ball Point Pen
  • $15.00 Test Fee (Exact Change Is Greatly Appreciated)



All Dates

Dates: Monday, January 20, 2020 06:00 PM - Monday, December 16, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, November 18, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, October 21, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, September 16, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, August 19, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, July 15, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, June 17, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, May 20, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, April 15, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, March 18, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, February 18, 2019 06:00 PM - Monday, January 21, 2019 06:00 PM

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